Episode #10: How Kyle Musser has created a booming digital agency business around turning online customer conversations into paid conversions

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On our tenth episode, I had the pleasure to sit down with a buddy of mine from my days at Michigan State University, Kyle Musser.

Kyle is an entrepreneur that currently lives in East Lansing, Michigan.

His firm ‘Digital Conversion Labs’ is a borderless Digital Agency that’s focused on helping entrepreneurs, startups, growing brands & of course travelpreneurs turn conversations into conversions.

He’s here today to share a bit of his entrepreneurial journey and drop some insights as to how to unlock & empower the travelpreneur inside of you, the listener.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How we live in one of the most amazing times with the ability to live and work from anywhere
  • Kyle’s experience with this first corporate job out of college
  • The rise and fall of FitnessRich
  • How his dad has had a lasting impact on his mindset when he told Kyle: “Do something that you love.”
  • The next step in Kyle’s entrepreneurial journey and how he is in it for the long-run
  • How FEAR (False Evidence Appearing Real) affects our decision making mindset
  • Expressing an attitude towards gratitude every day
  • Immersing yourself in culture through travel and how it can make you appreciate what you have
  • What Digital Conversion Labs is and how it can benefit Travelpreneurs
  • Failure: a series of experiences that help you grow as a person and a leader
  • Creating a brand that people will recognize in the market and a community around it
  • “The 10X Rule” by Grant Cardone
  • How Donald Trump has gained popularity by understanding the power of conversation and story and how it connects with the pain point of people
  • Natalie Sisson, The Suitcase Entrepreneur
  • Now is the time to take action, the market will only get more crowded the longer you wait
  • How a business relationship is similar to a dating relationship
  • Figuring out what you want by performing a simple exercise: Past, Present, & Future
  • “Will It Fly” by Pat Flynn
  • How hard work and hustle has attributed to Kyle’s success thusfar
  • Creating a balance between working hard and not overworking yourself
  • Failure can either break you or mold you into the person you are today
  • Asking yourself, “What could I have done better?”
  • Kyle’s goal of creating $100M in brand value and equity over the long run
  • Money is a reflection of added value
  • Building a strong foundation by putting your audience first
  • The importance of apprenticeship and creating a game plan
  • Kyle’s Book Recommendations:
  • If anyone has done it, so can you!

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  • Had a great time buddy!

    Cheers to many more travelpreneur convo’s….

    Oh, & PS, I just applied to this –> http://www.remoteyear.com/ You’re audience might love this… or maybe an idea you can as Austin Kleon says… “Steal like an artist” 😉

    So I might be seeing you abroad soon! 🙂

    Cheers bro

    – Kyle, CEO (Chief Experiment Officer)